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Hello all you New Grounders,

Welcome to our latest game, Block Squad, which is something of a re-work of our previous title, Knightfall. As a member of the squad it's your job to save the city from an infestation of pesky blocks, retrieving the city's valuables (such as cats, burgers and ice cream) to unlock the exit to the next level.

On each level you will need to collect a certain amount of items before the exit opens, but you have a limited number of moves in which to do this. To move your squaddie around the board you will have to both remove blocks beneath them and rotate the board. Blocks can be removed from the board simply by clicking to highlight them, then clicking again to clear them. Removing groups of 3 or more blocks will only cost you one move, removing a pair of blocks will cost you 2 moves, and removing a single block will cost you 4, so make every move count! The board itself can be rotated by clicking the arrow on either side of it, or by using the left arrow, 'A' or 'Z' keys to rotate left, and the right arrow, 'S' or 'X' keys to rotate right.

Points are awarded for completing a level quickly and efficiently, but the biggest bonuses are to be had by collecting as many items as possible. The metal blocks can't be cleared and are generally a bit of a nuisance, but nothing more. The key to success is realising that you don't necessarily have to move your squaddie, rather that you can move items or indeed the exit instead.

Finally, you can also use 'Esc' or 'P' to pause the game if you fancy a breather, and 'F' to enter full-screen mode. Hope you enjoy the game and please let us know what you think of it!

Nice one,

The Megadev team.

*** UPDATE ***
Thanks for the slot on the front page Tom and everyone else at NG! :-) Just uploaded a new version which features a new and hopefully better tutorial - thanks for all the great feedback so far!

Reviews


THEGIANTROBOTTHEGIANTROBOT

Rated 5 / 5 stars

Excellent!

I had a blast, made to about level 4, took myself out with some bad decisions. Its really tricky, but it certainly works the mind into snap decisions. I enjoyed myself and, once again, the old school style is my favorite thing! Many thanks, Megadev!



wittgalexwittgalex

Rated 4.5 / 5 stars

fun but hard

It is a great puzzle game but the difficulty threw me back a bit



InkDragoonInkDragoon

Rated 3.5 / 5 stars

Pse...

I found more interesting Knightfall



mario-dxmario-dx

Rated 5 / 5 stars

Addicting and fun!

The gameplay is defenitly great! And it's challenging as well. Although it took me a while to realize what to do. The music makes it addicting as well!


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newbaggettnewbaggett

Rated 5 / 5 stars

*child-like giggle*

this reminds me of capcom =3


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